Cassells Household Guide to Every Department of Practical Life Being a Complete Encyclopedia of Domestic and Social Economy in Four Volumes
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Vintage illustrated books "Cassells Household Guide to Every Department of Practical Life Being a Complete Encyclopedia of Domestic and Social Economy" in four volumes. New and revised edition. No copyright date.
Each book measures 10.25 inches tall, 8 inches wide.
Volume I: Gorgeous red, black and gilded cover and spine, outer spine starting to disconnect, broken crease in the fold between spine and front cover, but still intact, some spotting, minor holes in upper corners of the first few pages, otherwise nice clean pages. 308 pages.
Contents of Volume I: Treatment of Abcess, Acted Charades, Treatment of Ague, How to make albums, treatment of apoplexy, the aquarium, art employment for women, treatment of asthma, how to ornament back windows, bathing and bath, bedroom furniture, bell hanging, how to treat biliousness, how to wash blankets, construction of blinds, boot cleaning, how to make bread, how to treat bronchitis, how to make broths, how to treat bunions, treatment of burns and scalds, how to imitate busts and statuettes in marble, calisthenics for ladies, a word or two about cameos, card games, carpenters bench, hints on carving, cattle, chapped hands, cheap home comforts, treatment of chicken pox, something about chicory, treatment of chilblains, childrens dress, cinder sifting, clothes brushing, economy in coal, how to make coffee, precautions against colds, how to make coloured transparencies, comical combinations, treatment for convulsions, the duties of the cook, cookery, treatment of corns, court manual, treatment of croup, construction of curtains, dancing, diaphanie, how to treat diarrhoea, dietary in early childhood, dietary of youth, dressing of dinner tables, hints on arranging the dinner table, disease incidental to children, diseases of dogs, diseases of poultry, how to treat dislocations, doctors and patients, the dog, domestic medicine, domestic servants, domestic surgery, construction of doors, drainage, how to stop draughts, keeping ducks and geese, dyeing, treatment of eruptive fevers, exercise for children, feather screens, how to cook fish, how to treat fevers, how to make fish soups, food in infancy, sources of our food supply, game of forfeits, treatment of fractures, frost bite, frying, furniture, garden furniture and decorations, gardening, gas, duties of general servant, gold and silver marks, qualities and values of gold and silver, government posts open to women, gutta percha for mending shoes, how to stop hemorrhage, management of hair, treatment of hooping cough, the horse, hot dishes easily served at short notice, the house, house hunting, household amusements, household chemistry, household decorative art, household law, household mechanic, housemaid duties, law of husband and wife, income and management, indian jars for pot pourri, invalid broths and beverages, how to treat jaundice, joints in carpentry, kitchen requisites, knife cleaning, ladys maid duties, leather work, life assurance, how to keep liquids warm, treatment of local ailments, locks and door fittings, advice to lodgers, mad dogs, marine aquarium, marketing, law of master and servant, mats, meat dishes at moderate cost, modelling in clay, the baby and mother, how to treat mumps, how to cook mushrooms, the nursery, nursing as an occupation for women, occupations accessible to women, odds and ends, the duties of page, paper flower making, law of parent and child, duties of parlour maid, patchwork, how to make pickles, plain cookery, point lace work, receipts for making pomades, posts of superintendence open to women, management of poultry, practice of medicine as an occupation for women, how to make preserves, the values of gold and silver, quilts and couterpanes, rearing and management of children, recipes, relapsing fevers, treatment of rupture, sauce for calfs head, how to make scrap books, screen making, servants of the house, how to cook shell fish, the management of skin, sleep of children, how to make soups, sources of our food supply, stools for children, how to loosen stoppers, substitute for common washing soda, to restore suspended animation, how to make sweetmeats, how to make table ornaments, how to make tea, teaching as an occupation for women, teething of children, how to make butter and toast, the toilette, tool chest, typhoid and typhus and infantile intermittent fevers, how to cook vegetables, waiting at table, cure of warts, facts about water, water supply, weights and measures, how to make wheel of fortune, game of whist, law of will making, window garden, construction of windows, occupations accessible to women, woods used in household carpentry, treatment for worms, how to treat wounds bruises and sprains
Volume II: Gorgeous red, black and gilded cover and spine, lower half of outer spine starting to disconnect, some spotting, a few corner folds, some spotting, otherwise nice clean pages. 380 pages.
Contents of Volume II: accidental fires, artificial chalybeate waters, artificial teeth, the barometer, ladies bathing dresses, berlin wool mats, law relating to bills and notes, law relating to births, blacking, how to treat boils, the care of books, bronchitis, cage birds, how to make cakes, how to treat carbuncle, cardboard modelling, casting in plaster, cattle, childrens dress, choosing a trade, christmas decorations of the home, christmas fare, cleaning clothing and upholstery, how to treat colds, how to treat colic, construction of conservatories, treatment of constipation, treatment of consumption, cookery, cookery instructorships as an occupation for women, treatment of costiveness, croquet, how to make custards, dancing, treatment of deafness, causes of debility, treatment of diabetes, treatment of diorrhea, domestic medicine, drinks for summer, medical treatment of drunkenness, treatment of dysentery, treatment of dyspepsia, treatment of epilepsy, erysipelas, erythema, faintness or syncope, fancy work, fancy work in cardboard, how to make fans, feathers, how to make fire papers and stove boards, flatulence, flour used for bread making, the flower garden, fretwork and carving in wood, fruit room, home made furniture, garden furniture and decorations, gardening, gas meters, glass painting, gloves and glove cleaning, goldsmiths work as a trade, the governess, hats and how to treat them, herbs, home made wines, the horse, household amusements, household chemistry, household decorative art, Household furniture and decoration, house hold lamps, household law, household mechanic, the house, how to get rid of smoke and manage fires, ice, ices and iced drinks, imitation ivory and jet ornaments for the table, income and expenditure, indian painting in imitation of ebony and ivory, how to treat influenza, kite making, ladies bathing dresses, duties of ladies maid, landlord and tenant law, laundry maid, making sweetmeats, marketing, mats for dinner and breakfast table, metal working as a trade, music as an occupation for women, nurse and nursery maid, nursing as an occupation for women, occupations accessible to women, odds and ends, how to make omelettes, ornamental gardening, ovens, parasols, patchwork, picture frames, the care of pictures, pigs, point lace paper fly cages, point lace work, portable screen ivy, principles of good taste in household furniture and decoration, how to make puddings, rearing and management of children, ringworm, sea bathing, sea fishing, how to make sealing wax, seaside amusements, how to preserve sea weeds, servants of the house, shells and shell work, silkworms, skeleton leaves, how to get rid of smoke, souvenirs, how to remove stains, summer and other drinks, how to make sweetmeats, table decorations, tea, teeth and their management, artificial teeth, the toilette, the vegetable garden, how to cook vegetables, washing at home, water supply of the house, home made wines, work table, writing ink
Volume III: Gorgeous red, black and gilded cover and spine, a few minor stains on upper right cover, corner bumps, spotting, a few corner folds, otherwise nice clean pages. 364 pages.
Content list pages are included in the pictures.
Volume IV: Gorgeous red, black and gilded cover and spine, outer spine starting to disconnect, broken crease in the fold between spine and front cover, but still intact, corner bumps, spotting, otherwise nice clean pages. 380 pages.
Content list pages are included in the pictures.